Monthly Archives: October 2013

View from our campsite

Makuzi Beach Lodge with its private beach is just paradise.

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Malawian Fast Food

Typical “Chips Shop” in Malawi, one scoop for N$3.00 and that includes the tomato chili dip.

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Road Stalls

You won’t find fruit & veggies in the shops but there are enough stalls next to the road where you can stock up for next to nothing.

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Be more specific, trucks allowed?

Some campsites only cater for backpackers with small tents and no cars. Luckily the friendly Italian owners from Casa Rossa in Zomba made a plan to accommodate us.

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Maximum tonnage?

A few 100 meters before reaching our campsite at the Zomba Plateau we came across this termite infested wooden bridge and had no clue how many tons it would carry. Vincent wanted to attempt crossing until we looked underneath to … Continue reading

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Pel’s Fishing Owl

The friendly owner of Liwonde Safari Camp took us for a walk to show us the Pel’s Fishing Owl. This was my (Ellen) first sighting and of course I was thrilled! Liwonde Safari Camp is a super place with a … Continue reading

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Liwonde National Park

Great park, mostly dry savannah and forest but very scenic with the Shire River lined with palm trees running through.

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